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Lab Dept:

Anatomic Pathology

Test Name:

DIGEORGE 2

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

DIG2

Synonyms:

10p Deletion

CPT Codes:

88271 x2 – Molecular cytogenetics; DNA probe, each
88273 – Chromosomal in situ hybridization, analyze 10-30 cells
88275 – Interphase in situ hybridization, analyze 100-300 cells

Test Includes:

N/A

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Anatomic Pathology – Sendouts

Referred to:

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Laboratory – Cytogenetics

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily

Turnaround Time:

2 –14 days, testing performed daily

Special Instructions:

Request form must include date and time of specimen collection, attending physician, diagnosis (or reason for referral), clinical status, information regarding medication or transfusions, and specimen type.

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Whole blood

Container:

Green top (Na heparin) tube

Draw Volume:

5 mL (Minimum: 1.0 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

Same as Draw Volume

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Do Not centrifuge specimen. Store and send at room temperature in original collection container. Use ANW Cytogenetics form. Call (612-863-4541) prior to sending specimen. Send to MOB 402 (Allina Cytogenetics).

Patient Preparation:

N/A

Sample Rejection:

Frozen or refrigerated specimen; mislabeled specimens

Interpretive

Reference Range:

Interpretive report

Methodology:

Fluorescence-in-situ hybridization (FISH)

References:

Abbott Northwestern Cytogenetics Lab, May 2008

Updates:

2/3/2013: CPT update



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